Biological Psychology Major, BA
Prepares students for graduate school in both research and applied psychology and biology areas and for entry-level employment in such fields.
Note for students interested in taking the MCAT and/or applying to medical school:
Please contact departmental advisor at (914) 773-3791 for necessary special advisement. Such students typically need the following courses: PHY 111 General Physics I and PHY 112 General Physics II and MAT 131 Calculus I. Moreover, some medical schools also require applicants to have taken MAT 132 Calculus II.
Major Completion Summary
|University Core Requirements||44-55|
University Core Requirements (44-55 Credits)
See complete University Core requirements.
Includes the following major-required courses:
|PSY 112||Introduction to Psychology||4|
|CHE 111||General Chemistry I||4|
|CHE 112||General Chemistry II||4|
|CHE 223||Organic Chemistry I||5|
|CHE 224||Organic Chemistry II||5|
|MAT 134||Introduction to Probability and Statistics||3-4|
|or MAT 142||Introductory Statistics for Psychology|
Major Requirements (48 Credits)
|BIO 101||General Biology I||4|
|BIO 102||General Biology II||4|
|BIO 251||Principles of Human Anatomy||4|
|BIO 334||General Physiology||4|
|PSY 320||Abnormal Psychology I||3|
|PSY 205||Statistics in Psychology and Allied Fields||4|
|PSY 277||Evolutionary Psychology||4|
|PSY 311||Biological Psychology||3-4|
|or BIO 325||Neurobiology|
|PSY 380||Experimental Psychology I||4|
|PSY 381||Experimental Psychology II||4|
|Select two Psychology courses||6|
Open Electives (25-36 Credits)
|Select 25-36 credits 1||25-36|
UNV 101 First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Community and major-specific required courses not taken for University Core credit and any Physics and MAT courses typically recommended for MCAT preparation and medical school applications.